NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (“Enthusiast Gaming” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:EGLX; TSX:EGLX), today announced the opening week lineup for NFL Tuesday Night Gaming (“NFL TNG”). A rotating roster of 12 NFL players or Legends and six gaming creators will be split into six teams of three. Teams will compete head-to-head across three game titles each night, including EA SPORTS™ Madden NFL, Fall Guys, Fortnite, Rocket League, and other titles to be announced.
NFL Tuesday Night Gaming debuts tonight, September 13 at 6:30 PM ET, and will stream live on YouTube at www.youtube.com/c/nfltng in the United States and Canada on Tuesdays during the 2022 NFL season. The live show will be hosted at the state-of-the-art WePlay Esports Arena in Los Angeles, CA.
For opening night, Enthusiast Gaming is excited to announce the following lineup:
NFL Players & Legends:
Amon-Ra St. Brown, Wide Receiver, Detroit Lions
Andre Reed, Legend, Wide Receiver, Buffalo Bills, Washington Commanders
Brian Orakpo, Legend, Linebacker, Washington Commanders, Tennessee Titans
Desean Jackson, Legend, Wide Receiver, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Commanders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Rams, Las Vegas Raiders
Dion Dawkins, Tackle, Buffalo Bills
Jonathan Stewart, Legend, Running Back, Carolina Panthers, New York Giants
Kendrick Bourne, Wide Receiver, New England Patriots
Leonard Fournette, Running Back, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Melvin Gordon III, RB, Denver Broncos
Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Wide Receiver, Kansas City Chiefs
Robert Griffin III, Legend, Quarterback, Washington Commanders, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens
Xavier McKinney, Safety, New York Giants
Austin “Lucky Chamu”
Aydan “Aydan” Conrad
Matthew “Mizkif” Rinaudo
Nicholas “NICKMERCS” Kolcheff
Ronnie “Ronnie2K” Singh
Erin Ashley Simon
Rich W Campbell
Guy “Blaze” Spencer
“The goal of this show is to create something memorable that spotlights the intersection of gaming, sports, and lifestyle culture,” said Bill Karamouzis, President of Enthusiast Gaming. “The combination of NFL and gaming star power we have assembled for opening night of NFL Tuesday Night Gaming is both unique and ambitious and designed to entertain fans on a new level.”
For more information on what’s to come this season, visit www.nfltuesdaynightgaming.com.
About Enthusiast Gaming
Enthusiast Gaming is an integrated gaming entertainment company, building the largest media and content platform for video game and esports fans to connect and engage worldwide. Combining the elements of its four core pillars: Communities, Content, Creators, and Experiences, Enthusiast Gaming provides a unique opportunity and integrated approach to reach and connect with coveted GenZ and Millennial audiences. Through its proprietary mix of digital media and entertainment assets, Enthusiast Gaming has built a vast network of like-minded communities to deliver the ultimate fan experience.
Enthusiast Gaming Investor Relations:
Eric Bernofsky, Chief Corporate Officer
Liana Bailey, National Football League (NFL)
Kayla Libuda, Enthusiast Gaming
Lana Rushing, Rushing PR for WePlay Esports
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